Midwinter runs February 15 through 17 and also includes Oneohtrix Point Never, Grouper, Perfume Genius, DJ Koze, two William Basinski performances, and Tortoise playing all of TNT.
As Kranky turns 20, its cofounder shares the label’s five most overlooked Chicago releases.
There are plenty of great shows to whet your concert-going appetite the next few days, including Deerhunter, Chvrches, Station to Station, Grant Hart, and Windhand.
Reviews of 15 current releases from all over the world of music: Deerhunter, Altar of Plagues, and lots more
Deathfix’s Brendan Canty (who used to drum in Fugazi) talks to Dianogah’s Jay Ryan (who still runs the Bird Machine).
Permanent reissues a classic Chicago punk comp. Plus: Claychella’s last dance, the Hood Internet’s threesome, and more
Pelican’s tenth birthday, a Gary Numan Q&A, the Gories, Deerhunter, Suffocation, a Phil Spector movie, Clash sightings, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Blonde Redhead, Deerhunter, the Gories, the Legendary Pink Dots, Suffocation, and more
Other notable shows this weekend include Birds of Avalon at Ronny’s, the Vibrators at Reggie’s Music Joint, Of Montreal with Janelle Monae at the Riviera Theatre, and Caribou with Emeralds at Metro.
The location has been announced for the band’s free Saturday pop-up show.
This week’s Early Warnings include Deerhunter, Frightened Rabbit, the National, New Pornographers, Gaslight Anthem, Dirty Projectors, the Umbrella Music Festival, Social Distortion, Magic Kids, and Wavves.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Xiu Xiu, High on Fire, Small Black, Orquestra Contemporanea de Olinda, Little Women, Titus Andronicus, and more
Henry Owings auctions off records to benefit victims of the earthquake in Haiti.
Review of the new album by Bradford Cox’s solo project, Atlas Sound
Aside from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ stellar headlining set on Saturday night, the best music I heard all weekend was at the “No Deachunter” show last night at the Logan Square Auditorium: No Age, Deerhunter, and Dan Deacon played in the round, trading songs and occasionally members throughout. A combination of physical exhaustion and music […]